What's In A Name? How To Protect Your Company's Name From Copycats

Your brand -- your company's name and identity -- really is your business. Brand identity and reputation are everything when it comes to successful marketing. That's why it's so important to make sure that you do everything you can to protect it. Otherwise, someone else could latch onto your identity using a similar (or the same) name and either ride on your success or destroy your reputation. This is what every new entrepreneur needs to know about legally protecting a company's name.

3 Signs You Should File Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Even though many people think of filing bankruptcy as being a bad thing, it does not have to be a bad thing at all. For many people, it can actually be a very positive thing. Of course, it's not for everyone, but depending on the specifics of your financial situation, it might be right for you. These are three signs that it might be time for you to meet with a bankruptcy lawyer so that you can find out more about filing chapter 7.

Dog And Cat Injuries: Can't Sue The Animal, But You Can Sue The Owner

Dogs and cats are the favorite companions of humans. Even if you do not own a dog or a cat yourself, you cannot help but want to pet them when you see them. However, if you see a dog or cat on the loose and it wanders toward you and injures you, what do you do? First you look for a collar with some information on it. Then you do the following.

Three Things You Should Never Do If An Officer Suspects You Are Driving Under The Influence

If you are pulled over and the officer suspects you are driving under the influence, you may want to plead your case as to why you can't possibly be guilty or you may want to instinctively keep your mouth shut and not say a word. However, the actions you take can and may be used against you in court if you are ultimately arrested and charged for a DUI. Here are three things you should never do if you are pulled over and an officer suspects you are driving under the influence.

2 Things You Need To Know About Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

There are too many people who have been hurt or injured by a medical professional. If you are part of this group, you might be wondering if you should be filling a personal injury lawsuit against them. Here are some steps you should take first. 1. Talk To The Doctor Or Hospital Directly First of all, you need to see if you can resolve the problem without a lawsuit. In many cases you can talk to the doctor or hospital that did the procedure and see if they will work with you.